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New genuine turbo? Where to buy?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by QuestMS, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. QuestMS

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    Hi all

    as above where is the best place to buy a genuine K04 for my s3 225? There are so many companies out there .....

    advice please?
     
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  3. IrishDave

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    Diesel Levante in Italy. Cheapest I found anywhere in europe.
     
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    Dealer is the obvious choice

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  5. QuestMS

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    I will look them up but ideally I would like a UK based company just incase there are any issues etc.
     
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    dealers came back as being pretty pricey, but I suppose you get what you pay for. Learnt that the hard way recently
     
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    Very reputable company, genuine parts etc and delivery in 2 days. One thing for sure though is I would not go to a dealer unless you like picking up soap.
     
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    Has anybody used CR turbos? They came back at £315 + vat and carriage. BW internals and a BW reman(possibly spelt that wrong) turbine housing?
     
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    CR have got a bit of a bad reputation on here with their hybrids for quality and consistency... if they are using genuine parts then it stands a chance as one of the biggest issues with the chinese hotsides favoured by some is they are quite frankly ****... boost creep issues and dodgy wastegates to name a couple of problems with them

    Have you tried beach buggy turbos?

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    i know about these issues as I have them at the moment .... Kicking myself so badly right now!!! No I haven't tried them, are they a good company? Thanks for the reply by the way buddy
     
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    Update - I got a brand new unit from BW via TurboTechnics (the guy I was dealing with is called Brian, nice bloke), very reasonably priced at 660 inc. vat & free delivery. Could have really done without this being close to crimbo etc but needs must *sigh*
     
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    £660 inc vat is a very good price! Is it 100% genuine?
     
  13. jojo

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    Didn't try TPS?
     
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    They worked out dearer than TT, and I have a trade account with them ....
     
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    Brand spanking new direct from BW, not built by TT. Was well chuffed :)
     
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    Mine was around this price too. Mine was ordered from Turbo Dynamics.
     

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